Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Northern Chile on Monday, 23 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Provincia de Parinacota, 126 km east of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 04:51 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Provincia de Parinacota, 126 km east of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 04:51 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 118 km depth

23 Mar 04:57 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Mar 23 06:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 99.0 to 118.0 km.
Date & time: Mar 23, 2015 04:51:37 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 118.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.4°S / 69.11°W (Provincia de Parinacota, Arica y Parinacota, Chile)
Antipode: 18.4°N / 110.89°E
Nearest volcano: Guallatiri (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
126 km (78 mi) E of Arica (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) ESE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) WSW of Oruro (Bolivia) (pop: 208,700) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (143 mi) NNE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SSW of La Paz (Bolivia) (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SE of Moquegua (Peru) (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) ESE of Ilo (Moquegua, Peru) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (187 mi) SSE of Puno (Peru) (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) WSW of Quillacollo (Cochabamba, Bolivia) (pop: 87,300) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) SE of Arequipa (Peru) (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.4118 kmNorthern ChileGFZ
6.4132 km TARAPACA, CHILEEMSC
6.4121 km48km ESE of Putre, ChileUSGS
6.3121 km39 km al SE de PutreGUG (U. Chile)
6.4120 kmESE of Putre ChileGeoAu
6.2125 kmPeruIGP

User reports for this quake (11)

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tacna peru / not felt
Arequipa, Peru / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
tacna / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tacna / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Arica, chile / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wena  
arica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Arequipa (Peru, 329 km NW of epicenter) : En Arequipa, Perú se sintió fuerte. El temblor movió las ventanas y alarmó a la población que ya se encontraba durmiendo. (reported through EMSC)  
La Paz (Bolivia, 243 km NE of epicenter) : Strong enough to wake us up in La Paz but quite fast (reported through EMSC)  
Arequipa (Peru, 330 km NW of epicenter) : It was shaking a bit and the windows were rattling and it lasted for just one minute (reported through EMSC)  
Tacna (Peru, 117 km W of epicenter) : No se cortó la luz, hubo bastante sonido tambien. (reported through EMSC)  
Arica (Chile, 116 km W of epicenter) : como el pico el mapa! fue en putre y en chile le falta un ajuste a esta weaaa! bueno estoy en Arica mucho ruido y bastante movimiento pero todo bien. (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (41 quakes)

  • 18 Sep 2015 13:01 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    134.7 km (83.7 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 17 Sep 2015 11:32 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    127.6 km (79.3 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 17 Sep 2015 07:45 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    12.6 km (7.8 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Sep 2015 16:15 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    114.2 km (71 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (56 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 Sep 2015 17:56 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    104.1 km (64.7 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 09 Sep 2015 23:31 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    104 km (64.6 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Sep 2015 12:41 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    100.4 km (62.4 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 05 Sep 2015 22:00 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    110.4 km (68.6 mi) depth
    |
    96 km (59 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 22 Aug 2015 02:00 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    118 km (73.3 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Jul 2015 13:29 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    108 km (67.1 mi) depth
    |
    88 km (55 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Jul 2015 06:49 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    108 km (67.1 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Jul 2015 21:28 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    132 km (82 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Jul 2015 17:21 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    102 km (63.4 mi) depth
    |
    80 km (50 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jul 2015 11:46 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    120 km (74.6 mi) depth
    |
    96 km (59 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Jul 2015 20:03 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    120 km (74.6 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 06 Jul 2015 02:56 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    85.9 km (53.4 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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